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Koelman Hein J, Slik Gerhard: Improved instrument panel assembly and method of forming same. Dow Global Technologies, Koelman Hein J, Slik Gerhard, CHAPPLE Scott A, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/074026 (3 worldwide citation)

An instrument panel assembly (10) is provided for an article of manufacture such as an automotive vehicle. The assembly (10) typically includes at least one framework structure (12) and at least one construction (18). The framework structure (12) and the construction (18) are typically attached (e.g ...


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Chapman John Gilman Jr, Ashworth Nicholas, Burt Robert, Gray Tony, Wagner Phillip Ryan, Rao Joseph P, Catlin George N: Occupancy-based zoning climate control system and method. Ranco Incorporated Of Delaware, Chapman John Gilman Jr, Ashworth Nicholas, Burt Robert, Gray Tony, Wagner Phillip Ryan, Rao Joseph P, Catlin George N, MAKEEVER Jeffery J, October 11, 2007: WO/2007/114985 (3 worldwide citation)

A control system for managing a heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system based on occupancy of an area is provided. The occupancy may be determined by anticipated programming based on time of day zoning, and/or by actual sensed occupancy. In the later, the control system includes an o ...


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Lin Jie Huang, Mohinder Singh Bhatti: Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning module having an improved heater core configuration. Delphi Technologies, Patrick M Griffin, April 19, 2005: US06880620 (2 worldwide citation)

The subject invention includes a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) assembly having a housing with an inlet and at least one outlet for directing a flow of air into a passenger compartment. An evaporator core is disposed within the housing downstream of the inlet and upstream from the ...


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Jonathan D Douglas, John R Edens, Carl L Garrett, Alan D Marble, Kevin B Mercer, Gary L Sapp, Kristin L Schaefer, Brett R Schneider, Steven A Tice: System and method of disabling an HVAC compressor based on a high pressure cut out. Trane International, Conley Rose P C, J Robert Brown Jr, February 14, 2012: US08113789 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for monitoring a system pressure to infer whether a high pressure cut out (HPCO) switch has opened disabling a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) compressor. A system and method are also provided for determining whether to disable the HVAC compressor ba ...


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Gordon Jeffrey Hugghins, Roger L Boydstun: Method of twinning air conditioning units. Trane International, Conley Rose P C, J Robert Brown Jr, January 10, 2012: US08091373 (2 worldwide citation)

Heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment units are provided with controllers which may be interconnected to a third or common controller, such as a communicating thermostat, and provide information in a process to determine if two or more of such air conditioning units may be opera ...


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Huang Lin Jie, Bhatti Mohinder S: Heating, ventilating and air conditioning module having an improved heater core configuration. Delphi Tech, January 2, 2004: EP1375208-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The subject invention includes a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) assembly or module (10) having a housing (12) with an inlet (14) and at least one outlet (16,18,20) for directing a flow of air into a passenger compartment. An evaporator core (22) is disposed within the housing (12) ...


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John Walsh, Robert J Mowris: Fan controller. Kenneth L Green, Averill & Green, November 22, 2016: US09500386 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for a fan controller. The fan controller determines HVAC system type and heating or cooling mode for gas furnace, heat pump, electric resistance, and hydronic heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. For gas furnace heating systems, the apparatus ...


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Joseph G Marcinkiewicz, Charles E Green, Michael I Henderson: System and method for permanent magnet motor control. Emerson Climate Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 25, 2017: US09634593 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of operating an electric motor is disclosed. The method includes: starting the electric motor in an open loop control mode; operating an estimator that estimates operating conditions of the electric motor; and, while the electric motor is in the open loop control mode, evaluating a first pa ...


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Lakhi Nandlal Goenka, Lon Edward Bell: HVAC system for a vehicle. Gentherm Incorporated, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 11, 2015: US09103573 (1 worldwide citation)

A heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a vehicle is disclosed, the HVAC system including at least one thermoelectric device for providing supplemental heating and cooling for air supplied to a passenger compartment of the vehicle to maximize an efficiency of operation of the v ...


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Marco Ranalli, Martin Adldinger, Todd Robert Barnhart, John LaGrandeur, Lon E Bell, Lakhi Nandlal Goenka: Temperature control systems with thermoelectric devices. Gentherm Incorporated, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 31, 2017: US09555686 (1 worldwide citation)

Temperature control systems and methods can be designed for controlling the interior climate of a vehicle or other the climate of another desired region. The temperature control system for a vehicle can have a thermoelectric system providing heating and/or cooling, including supplemental heating and ...



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